Verdun memorial and Museum, Trenches, Belleau Wood American cemetery and war site.
Today visit east of Paris some of the most impressive historic sites (Verdun) of World War I. the trenches, the museum, learn how all of it started and the causes and consequences of one of the bloodiest conflict in human history. see the Belleau Wood Cemetery where the American heroes fought the german army in June 1917.
Leave early morning from Paris towards east for 2h40 drive approx. to Verdun and visit the historic sites and memorial museum, in the museum see the collections of arms, shells, airplane, trucks, uniforms and documents telling the daily history of the WWI, the process to the war, the forces involved, the arrival of the American expeditionary troops in 1917, the evolution of the technology, the life in the trenches, then drive back to Château Thierry closer to Paris to have some time for your lunch and drive to Belleau Wood to see the site of the famous battle giving its name to American war ships, the canons, the impressive American cemetery; be back to Paris at the end of the day.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel if inside Paris.
End location: Your hotel if inside Paris.
Duration: 11 hours
Might be longer or shorter depending of the trafic and weather conditions.
2018 Luxury 6 seater van.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 EUR - ..per person for your lunch or/and souvenirs you might want to purchase on sites.